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South Holland

The Boundary Committee for England began a further electoral review (FER) of South Holland on 17 May 2005. It completed this review on 11 July 2006.

During the six weeks following the publication of the Boundary Committee for England's final recommendations for South Holland, the Electoral Commission received the following representations:

South Holland District Council

Councillor Alcock

Councillor Brewis

Councillor Parnell

Councillor S F Williams

Councillor D P Williams

Gosberton Parish Council

Deeping St Nicholas Parish Council

On 14 December 2006 the Electoral Commission decided to accept the recommendations of the Boundary Committee for England with one modification:

  • all of the properties on Hereward Road will be included in the Spalding St John's district ward

On 25 January 2007 the Commission made the District of South Holland (Electoral Changes) Order 2007 to implement their decision. Web and print versions of the Order are available at the Office of Public Sector Information's website. The Order describes some of the new district wards in its Schedule and refers to a map, comprising Sheet 1, Sheet 2, Sheet 3, Sheet 4 and Sheet 5 of the other new district and parish wards. Mapping of the new district wards will be available on Ordnance Survey's election maps website just before the elections in May 2007 that will bring the new wards into force.

For more information on how the Commission implement their decisions on electoral reviews conducted by the Committee please see the Implementation Team section of the Commission's website.

Final report (PDF) and executive summary (PDF) published 11 July 2006.

Large map sheet 1 illustrates in outline form the proposed wards for South Holland, including constituent parishes.

Large map sheet 2 illustrates the proposed boundaries in the town of Spalding town.

Large map sheet 3 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 4 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 5 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 6 illustrates the proposed boundaries in Holbeach parish.

Draft report (PDF) and executive summary (PDF) published 29 November 2005.

Large map sheet 1, illustrates in outline form the proposed wards for South Holland district, including constituent parishes.

Large map sheet 2, illustrates the proposed boundaries in Spalding town.

Large map sheet 3, illustrates the proposed Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 4, illustrates the proposed Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 5, illustrates the proposed Holbeach parish.

Large map sheet 6, illustrates the proposed Holbeach parish.

The last review was carried out by the Local Government Commission for England (LGCE).

Final report, (PDF) published on 25 March 1997

Draft report, (PDF) published in October 1996.